HRT, the national Croatian broadcaster has announced the names of the artists who will compose the special Super Klapa ensemble that will fly the Croatian flag in Malmo next May.
The Super Klapa ensemble will consist of:
- First tenor – Marko Škugor, from klapa Kampanel
- Second tenor – Ante Galić, from klapa Sinj
- First baritone – Nikša Antica, from klapa Kampanel
- Second baritone – Leon Bataljaku, from klapa Crikvenica
- Bass – Ivica Vlaić, from klapa Sebenico
- Bass – Bojan Kavedžija, from klapa Grdelin
Maestro Mojmir Čačija selected the lucky artists and he is resposible for the vocal arrangement. Producer Nikša Bratoš, along with Dragan Brnas, made the arrangement of the song. The members of the new formed Klapa have started recording the song and the song will be ready next week. First sounds of the Crotian Eurovision song, titled Mižerja, were presented tonight during the Dnevnik(News) at 19.30 CET on HRT1.
HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster confirmed to esctoday.com last January that a special HRT jury selected the 2013 Croatian entry, titled Mizerija ( Misery or Sadness). The song is composed by Goran Topolovac, who hails from Duga Resa.
Croatia debuted at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with Put’s Don’t ever cry. The country is yet to win the contest and their best placing at Europe’s favourite television show was in 1996 with Majda Blagdan and in 1999 with Doris Dragovic, achieving a 4th placing.
Announcement on HRT News at 19:30 CET
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Esctoday.com would like to thank Mr. Igor Medic (HRT)and Mr. Ivan Horvat for their assistance.
Photographs: Courtesy of HRT